Sixteen-year-old ALICE PARKER moves with her Dad and younger sister to the sleepy town of Pacific Grove, California, to start a new life after her Mom dies. Little does Alice know the strange and terrifying events to come. When she falls into the bay during a kayaking trip, she is rescued from drowning by the mysterious HENRY RAPHAEL. Handsome, old fashioned and cordial, he is unlike any other boy she has known before. Intelligent and romantic, he sees straight into her soul. Soon Alice and Henry are swept up in a passionate and decidedly unorthodox romance, until she discovers a terrifying secret. Alice herself begins to realize her own powers. She discovers she is a “Ghost Maven” with the ability to slay ghosts.